Cairo

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At the inauguration of the museum in 2006, President Mubarak stressed the importance of Coptic artistic heritage for Egypt, an opinion borne out by the stunning collections here. — Michelin Guide
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One of the largest Islamic religious buildings in the world. Historians believe that its builders may have used stone from the Pyramids at Giza. — Fodor's
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The Citadel is made up of more than a dozen buildings, mosques, and museums, all centered on the Mohammed Ali Mosque, the iconic pile of domes and tall minarets that dominates the city skyline. — Concierge
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This huge congregational mosque was built in 879 by Ahmad Ibn Tulun with the intention of accommodating his entire army during Friday prayers. — Fodor's
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Visit El Azhar, the first Islamic University. Then, visit the Babs (ancient gates) and mosques of Cairo. — Afar Magazine
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Reopened at the end of 2007 following a five-year, $15 million restoration, the museum houses one of the world's greatest collections of Islamic objects. — Concierge
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The pyramid complex was built in the 3rd Dynasty (2649–2575 BC) for the pharaoh Djoser by his architect Imhotep, and it has been undergoing study and restoration since 1927. — Fodor's
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According to the Bible, this sanctuary was built over the crypt where the holy family took refuge during their flight from Egypt and is thus highly venerated by Christians. — Michelin Guide
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The rest of the tomb is exquisitely decorated and painted, with the original roof preserved throughout much of the tomb. A statue of Ti, albeit a reproduction, is visible in the serdab. — Fodor's
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Originally these towers were used by soldiers to keep watch over the southern countryside, however today they provide some of the best views of Cairo. — Afar Magazine
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Performances are patchy, but it's a fun and reasonably priced night out. — Frommer's
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This is site of the burials of the Apis Bulls — Fodor's
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